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S520 Printer - Printer Head

Printer is indicating it requires a printer head replacement - I believe there is a simple cleanout process before I meet the costs of a new printer head.
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Hi!!!

try to remove the cardtridge and clean with alcohol or solvent use cotton buds
pore a drop on the nozzle leave it for 5 minutes to unclog the nozzle
and then wipe with the cotton buds

try to email me ronaldsuboc@gmail.com

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

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